When was the Buckminster fullerene discovered and by whom?

Asked by  | 23rd Feb, 2009, 09:33: AM

Expert Answer:

The fullerene was discovered in 1985 by Robert Curl, Harold Kroto and Richard Smalley at the University of Sussex and Rice University, who named it after Richard Buckminster Fuller, whose geodesic domes it resembles

Answered by  | 25th Feb, 2009, 02:29: PM

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